Kostova’s new novel is reminiscent of The Historian, in that it’s a big, sweeping tale that will take the reader all over modern-day Eastern Europe. It’s quite different, however, in that there are no vampires. But there’s still horror. The weakest part of this… Continue Reading “The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova”
I’ve signed up for the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Challenge for 2012, and I’m getting ahead of myself a little bit but here’s my first review for the Challenge. The Challenge is to read the classic horror and science fiction novels that created the… Continue Reading “Review: Dracula by Bram Stoker”
Greetings from Budapest! It’s hard to believe our two week vacation will be drawing to a close in a few days. It’s been an exhausting and enriching experience. We’ve explored three major European cities in the last nine days, each with its own language,… Continue Reading “Notes from Eastern Europe”
Woo hoo! In three days I’ll be on vacation! The husband and I are taking a LONG awaited and much-needed two week trip to Eastern Europe. We’re seeing Prague, Krakow, Budapest and Slovenia. I hope to soak up a lot of history and culture… Continue Reading “What Do You Read When You’re Traveling?”
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